Does Road Improvement Reduce Poverty?: A General Equilibrium Analysis for Lao PRD

Menon, Jayant
Nov 2006
This presentation discusses the correllation between road improvement and poverty in Lao PDR. Included is a discussion on road improvement and transport costs, the model and simulations, results and conlusions. This presentation was presented at the Thrid Annual Latin America/Caribbean and Asia/Pacific Economics and Business Association (LAEBA) Meeting held in Seoul, South Korea on November 16th, 2006.